On 19 November, Ford Motor Credit Company (FMCC) BBB-/Ba1/BBB mandated ANZ, Deutsche Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank for a potential four- or five-year Australian dollar denominated EMTN transaction.
On 19 November, flexigroup launched its asset-backed securities (ABS) transaction, Flexi ABS Trust 2019-2. The deal has capped volume of A$265 million (US$180.4 million) and features green tranches from triple-A to double-B-plus rated notes. National Australia Bank is arranger and joint lead manager alongside Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Pricing is expected on or before 22 November.
On 19 November, NextEra Energy Capital Holdings (NextEra Energy) launched a new seven-year green Kangaroo transaction. Indicative price guidance for the forthcoming deal, which is expected to price on the day after launch, is 130 basis points area over semi-quarterly swap. The notes are expected to be rated BBB+/Baa1/A-, according to J.P. Morgan and RBC Capital Markets.
On 19 November, Qantas Airways (Qantas) (Baa2) launched a new, 10-year domestic deal with indicative price guidance of 190-195 basis points area over semi-quarterly swap. Pricing is expected on the day after launch, according to joint lead managers Citi, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and National Australia Bank.
On 18 November, Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CommBank) launched an inaugural Australian Overnight Index Average (AONIA)-linked, residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) transaction, Medallion 2019-1. The self-led deal has indicative total volume of A$1 billion (US$686.7 million).
National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) (AAA by S&P) launched a new 10.5-year, Australian dollar denominated social bond on 18 November. Indicative price guidance for the forthcoming deal is 42 basis points area over the 10-year futures contract, equivalent to 40.9 basis points area over Australian Commonwealth government bond.
On 18 November, David Jones Finance (David Jones) (NR) launched a new six-year, minimum A$200 million (US$136.3 million) floating-rate note (FRN) transaction. The forthcoming deal, which is expected to price on or before 21 November, is being marketed at 375 basis points area over three-month bank bill swap rate (BBSW), with a three-month BBSW price floor of 0.75 per cent area. National Australia Bank is sole lead manager.
On 18 November, Eclipx Group (Eclipx) revealed plans for an Australian dollar denominated auto asset-backed securities (ABS) deal from its Turbo programme. ANZ, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Macquarie Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank have been mandated to engage investors.
Australian market deal flow during the second week of November was highlighted by New South Wales Treasury Corporation's A$1.8 billion (US$1.2 billion) March 2025 sustainability bond, Port of Melbourne's A$550 million seven-year print and South Australian Government Financing Authority's A$1 billion May 2030 syndicated tap.
On 15 November, Uniting Financial Services mandated ANZ to arrange a series of investor meetings in Sydney and Melbourne in the week beginning 18 November regarding an inaugural Australian dollar denominated, sustainable development goals (SDG) subordinated bond.